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HOSPITALITY: Music festival, trolley add to eclectic approach
The eyes of the global hospitality industry were drawn to a big splash in Laguna Beach earlier this year, when the $360 million sale of the Montage Hotel put the value of the city’s premier commercial property at about $1.4 million per room, on par with the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan.
MARKETING: Niche unit aims to get brands past cultural barriers
Think of Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC’s Hispanic Retail Selling Team as ambassadors for general-market manufacturers looking to secure shelf space at Latino grocery stores in Southern California, Arizona, Texas and New York—with a push into Miami coming soon.
The $4.2 million lien slapped on Freedom Communications and its flagship Register seems to carry extra significance since it came at the request of the L.A. Times, which has a claim pending on bills for past work distributing the OC daily.
Members of the Orange County business community celebrated seven winners during a luncheon for the Business Journal’s 14th Annual Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards.
Recharge Batteries With St. Bernard Group
Mophie executed a clever social media stunt at the South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival that wrapped up over the weekend in Austin, Texas.
Cut Select Products With Big-Box Retailers
Irvine startup Peri Inc. and Huntington Beach-based olloclip were handpicked to distribute a limited number of products on Amazon.com Inc.’s newly launched marketplace, but the designation carries some interesting stipulations: namely, cutting ties for those products with Wal-Mart, Costco, Target and other big-box retailers.
Members of the Orange County business community celebrated seven winners during a luncheon Wednesday for the Business Journal’s 14th Annual Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards.
The Los Angeles Times has been granted a $4.2 million “writ of attachment” against the Orange County Register in Superior Court, according to a news report.
Blizzard Entertainment Inc.’s annual fanfest BlizzCon will be held Nov. 6 and Nov. 7 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
At least two Orange County consumer electronics makers will get prime positioning on Amazon.com Inc.’s new marketplace launched today.
Aaron Kushner and Eric Spitz have “resigned Tuesday from all executive duties at Freedom and the Orange County Register,” according to Freedom Communications Holdings Inc., parent company of the Register.
Alaska Airlines has applied to regulators in the U.S. and Mexico to offer service to Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos, Mexico from John Wayne Airport, according to the airline.
Executives of Irvine-based Mazda North American Operations will aim to keep their minds open as they gauge the brand’s first year as the official automotive sponsor of the South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas, also known as SXSW.
DGWB Advertising and Communications in Santa Ana wants more.
Freedom Communications Holdings Inc. in Santa Ana said its flagship Orange County Register is running a nighttime version of its ocregister.com website.